Scott Shetler is a Chicago-based freelance writer whose words can be found on PopCrush, Diffuser and other music, pop culture and travel websites. He has interviewed a wide range of artists, from Anthony Kiedis to Weird Al Yankovic and from Amanda Palmer to Taylor Hanson. He freely acknowledges an inexplicable obsession with the music of cheesy ‘80s pop duo Air Supply.
Maroon 5 Announce North American Tour With Neon Trees
Get ready, Maroon 5 fans! The band has announced a new series of 31 concert dates featuring opening acts Neon Trees and Owl City, and frontman Adam Levine promises that the early 2013 tour will be his group's most ambitious yet.
David Guetta and Nicky Romero Release Gritty ‘Metropolis’ Video
EDM performers David Guetta and Nicky Romero have released a gritty music video for their new instrumental collaboration 'Metropolis.' The clip was directed by street artist Mr. Brainwash, who explained, according to Global Grind, "My creative inspiration for the video was to take old objects l…
Taylor Swift Briefly Dated Harry Styles of One Direction
It's amazing that juicy gossip like this can remain secret for months in today's paparazzi-fueled world, but Radar Online is reporting that just before she started dating Conor Kennedy, Taylor Swift spent some time getting to know Harry Styles of One Direction, only to be let down when she…
Taylor Swift’s First Splurge Was the ‘Mean Girls’ Car
Taylor Swift loves getting back at those who wronged her, like when she writes song lyrics about the horrible things her exes have done. Swift reveals in a new interview that in order to spite the classmates who picked on her in school, her first big purchase was a Lexus SC430, the same car shown be…
Watch a Moving Duet Between Katy Perry + Girl With Autism
Here's a video guaranteed to pull at your heartstrings. An 11-year-old girl with autism whose parents once thought she may never speak took the stage to sing 'Firework' with Katy Perry during a recent Comedy Central benefit for autism services that airs on television this weekend.
Lily Allen Sparks Twitter Controversy Over Abortion Stance
Lily Allen does not censor herself on Twitter, a fact she's proud of, as evidenced by her Twitter profile description, "I can babble a little." So it's unsurprising that she had no qualms about posting her thoughts on abortion. Expressing those views yesterday on the soci…
Stevie Nicks on Nicki Minaj: ‘I Would Have Killed Her’
Let there be no doubt about whose side Stevie Nicks is taking in the war of words between 'American Idol' judges Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj. In a new interview, Nicks calls Minaj a "little girl" and says she would have killed Minaj if the rapper had spoken to her the wa…
2012 American Music Awards: Rihanna + Nicki Minaj Lead Nominations
It's RiRi's Navy vs. Nicki's Barbz at the 2012 American Music Awards. Rihanna and Nicki Minaj lead the way with four nominations each for the fan-voted award show, while One Direction and Justin Bieber follow right behind with three apiece.
No Doubt Reach Settlement in ‘Band Hero’ Lawsuit
The war between No Doubt and video game maker Activision is over. Less than two weeks before a trial was to begin regarding No Doubt's displeasure over the use of their likenesses in the game 'Band Hero,' the parties resolved their dispute out of court, according to the Hollywood Repo…
Adam Lambert Shares ‘Trespassing’ EP Artwork + Track Listing
Adam Lambert's next single 'Trespassing' has turned into an eight-song EP. The disc will be issued with three bonus remixes of the song, plus new mixes of other tracks from the full-length 'Trespassing' album that dropped in May.